Plant Care Cobweb Hen and Chick

Cobweb Hen and Chick

4.5 out of 5 (15 experiences)

Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Cobweb House-Leek and plum parfait

Taxonomy

Sempervivum arachnoideum
Sempervivum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Cobweb Hen and Chick

Water

How often to water your Cobweb Hen and Chick

Water needs for Cobweb Hen and Chick
0.5 cups
every 12

Cobweb Hen and Chick needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cobweb Hen and Chick

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Cobweb Hen and Chick in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cobweb Hen and Chick: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cobweb Hen and Chick love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cobweb Hen and Chick does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cobweb Hen and Chick in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cobweb Hen and Chick

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cobweb Hen and Chick: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cobweb Hen and Chick after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Cobweb Hen and Chick

Cobweb Hen and Chick

Cobweb Hen and Chick


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Cobweb Hen and Chick has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Annaleece avatar
@Annaleece
leaf-1 38 Plants
xp 551 XP
globe Modesto, California
07/27/2021

Lost a lot of color after I used bug spray, (plant friendly) super sensitive

Browns easily Browns easily
Nowns avatar
@Nowns
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 769 XP
globe Binghamton, New York
07/21/2021

COWBEBS.

Brian avatar
@Brian
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 327 XP
05/29/2021

When we first got it the little offshoots fell off the main plant so we stuck them in a different little pot and they all took! We didn’t expect the main one to thrive after a lot of the offshoots fell off but it’s doing great.

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Crispyraptor avatar
@Crispyraptor
leaf-1 13 Plants
xp 410 XP
globe Fayetteville, Arkansas
05/25/2021

Idk how but he’s doing a straight vertical. Literally just going straight up.

Fast grower Fast grower
Pamperrien avatar
@Pamperrien
leaf-1 65 Plants
xp 4,343 XP
globe Chattanooga, Tennessee
02/14/2021

I have separated these and repotted each one into a 4” terra cotta pot.

Survivor Survivor

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